Where to stay around Palmela?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 503 holiday lettings near Palmela. From 121 Houses to 112 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Palmela for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Palmela?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Palmela:

  • Baixa: 2,708 holiday homes
  • Verdizela: 43 holiday homes
  • Casal das Figueiras: 56 holiday homes
  • Lapa: 1,408 holiday homes
  • Bairro Alto: 2,275 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Palmela?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Palmela. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Church of Sao Pedro: 4,927 holiday lettings
  • Palmela Castle: 4,930 holiday lettings
  • Sesimbra Beach: 3,785 holiday lettings
  • Comporta Beach: 603 holiday lettings
  • Troia Beach: 839 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Palmela listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Palmela?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 121 Houses in Palmela. Our other popular types of Palmela holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 112 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Country houses and more.

Can I rent beach rentals in Palmela?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 222 beach rentals in Palmela. You have also many other possibilities in Palmela area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 124 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 103 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 96 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palmela?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 224 holiday homes with pool available in Palmela. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday home in Palmela your home away from home

    A few kilometres south of Portugal’s capital is a town named after a Roman settler, Palmela. This municipality is made up of five smaller localities Quinta do Anjo, Pinhal Novo, Poceirao, Palmela and Marateca. There are a number of attractions in this area that prompt visitors from all over Europe and beyond to pack their bags for holiday homes in Palmela. First is its location next to the Atlantic Ocean coastline, that makes for unlimited access to prime sunbathing spots as well as sublime ocean views. A few notable monuments are also found here. When it comes to accommodation, HomeAway has an incredible variety of holiday homes tourists to Palmela can choose from. These include lavishly furnished apartments, some of which are in expansive golf resorts. Also available are chalets with marvellous views over the Arrabida National Park.

    Things to do

    -Monuments: Among the most fascinating sites in Palmela is the Castelo de Palmela which is classified as one of Portugal’s national monuments. This enchanting building is a history lesson on its own and its unique architecture makes for great photography. But the best part of a visit to this historic structure is taking in the panoramas of the Sétubal region offered by this vantage point.

    -Food and drink: Holidaymakers spending nights in holiday homes in Palmela will no doubt be pleased to hear that this area has no shortage of great restaurants. among those offering fabulous Portuguese cuisine is the Dona Isilda on Rua da Serrinha. The food is amazing and so are the prices, and so is the ambiance. They could get more or less the same fare from A Charrua on Estrada da Moita.

    -Cultural events: Palmela is also known for the great wine produced there. This wine is on the level of the renowned French wines from Bordeaux. Visitors can participate in the local festivals dedicated to these wines. One of the more popular of these is the Festa das Vindimas. It is a lively occasion with a series of shows which takes place every September and culminates in the crowning of the Queen of the Harvest.

    -Beaches: Arrabida is famously known as the point where the mountains meets the ocean. There are several great beaches in the vicinity. And not only can visitors milk the delicious rays while lounging on the beaches, they can savour the chance to watch Dolphins prancing in the waters of the Sado Estuary before retiring to their holiday homes in Palmela.

    Weather in Palmela

    Visitors planning on enjoying a summer retreat in this locale are in for a treat as the temperatures between June and September are perfect for sunbathing. Temperatures range from 26 to 29°C at this time of year and there is practically no rainfall in summer or any other season for that matter, Palmela being semi-arid. Winters are mild with temperature averages remaining in the teens for most parts of even the coldest month, January.

    Travel to Palmela

    Since this resort is just 25km from Lisbon, most visitors prefer jetting in through the Lisbon Portela Airport. This is Portugal’s busiest airport and tourists from practically any major European city will be able to find a direct flight to Lisbon. There are taxis outside the arrivals but travellers are better advised to make their way out of the airport where they’ll find more affordable taxis. The taxi will drop them at the Roma-Areeiro train station where they can get a train to Palmela. A ticket for this trip will cost less than 4 Euros.

    Sightseeing in and around Palmela

    Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Palmela a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Lisbon Oceanarium (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
    • Bacalhoa Winery (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
    • Palafita da Carrasqueira Fishing Marina (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
    • Ribagolfe (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
    • Estuario do Tejo Natural Reserve (18 mi / 28.9 km)
    • Portas do Sol Viewpoint (18.6 mi / 30 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Palmela

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Palmela is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bonfim Park (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
    • Algodeia Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
    • Albarquel Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
    • Troia Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
    • Arrabida Natural Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
    • Galapos Beach (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)